Heleen van der Meer is a pharmacist who graduated at the University of Groningen. She became enthusiastic about research during her master project, which she carried out at the University of Sydney, Australia. In collaboration with her Australian supervisor and her Dutch professor, she is performing her PhD in pharmaco-therapy, investigating the reduction of harmful medication in older people. She will finish her PhD in 2017.
“I joined the PhD Day committee because I love organizing events and working together with people. As head of the Sponsorship team, I am working on establishing successful partnerships with companies and institutions.”